Respiratory

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Asthma: information for the public

2018-10-29T16:42:00+00:00

What care should asthma patients expect? Share this NICE information for the public with your patients

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GINA asthma strategy

2018-07-03T13:31:00+01:00By

The 2018 summary of the GINA asthma guideline. Includes algorithms for diagnosis, and the management of asthma exacerbations in primary care.

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NICE chronic asthma management guideline

2018-02-12T12:00:00+00:00

A practical summary of NICE recommendations on managing chronic asthma in children, young people, and adults, including three management algorithms

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NICE asthma diagnosis and monitoring guideline

2017-12-19T10:23:00+00:00By

A concise summary on the initial assessment, diagnosis, and monitoring of asthma in adults, young people, and children. Includes assessment algorithms

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Managing malnutrition in COPD

2017-06-27T16:00:00+01:00By , ,

This summary provides advice on identifying malnutrition risk in patients with COPD and managing nutrition in accordance with risk category; it also provides a pathway for using oral nutritional supplements.

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Feature articles

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Diagnosis and management of obstructive sleep apnoea

2018-01-22T12:34:00+00:00

Jane Scullion describes the symptoms, causes, and appropriate recognition of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA); discusses how to manage the condition in primary care; and covers relevant guidance from NICE, SIGN, and the DVLA.

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Inhaler choices for children and adults—do you know all the options?

2017-01-01T00:00:00+00:00By

Jane Scullion provides some simple and practical advice on optimal inhaler device selection for adults and children, in the third of a mini-series of feature articles.

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Inhalers—what options do you have?

2016-12-01T00:00:00+00:00By

Jane Scullion explores the increasing complexity of the multitude of inhaler devices we have available to us and the therapeutic options they can offer, in the second of a mini-series of feature articles.

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Inhalers—do you know your DPIs from your MDIs?

2016-05-27T00:00:00+01:00By

Jane Scullion provides an introduction to the inhaled-device options available for the treatment of respiratory conditions, including COPD and asthma, in the first of a mini-series of feature articles.

Tools and resources

Inhaler standards and competency document

2017-02-16T12:17:00+00:00

Source: UK Inhaler Group (www.respiratoryfutures.org.uk/media/69775/ukig-inhaler-standards-january-2017.pdf). Hosted with permission. December 2016 (planned review date December 2018)

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Malnutrition in patients with COPD

2018-09-17T15:35:00+01:00

This CPD activity consists of five multiple-choice questions designed to test your knowledge on malnutrition in patients with COPD.

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NICE guideline on chronic asthma management

2018-02-28T10:35:00+00:00

This CPD activity consists of 8 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on the management of chronic asthma—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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Best practice in the management of obstructive sleep apnoea

2018-01-22T12:19:00+00:00

This CPD activity consists of 6 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) designed to test your knowledge on obstructive sleep apnoea—you will then be prompted to reflect on your learning.

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